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The Careenage

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Address: Bridgetown, Barbados
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: A scenic inlet into the center of Bridgetown, lined with boats.

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Harbor view

It is always fun to see the bustle at a port. You'll be amazed at the size of some of the boats. There are places to eat nearby but I didn't go there because I thought they were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
HelenaGuerra
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

It is always fun to see the bustle at a port. You'll be amazed at the size of some of the boats. There are places to eat nearby but I didn't go there because I thought they were overpriced.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The anchorage is peaceful and the area of old warehouses turned restaurants and shops is worth an afternoon's walk. It is a nice place to relax after touring downtown Bridgetown

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Marshall , Sask
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

we always make sure we stop here around noon, when the fishing boats come in, to see their catch. the food is good,but they do serve a wicked Mudslide. So perfect on a hot day!!

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
68 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Plenty of boat action but not much else, although there are a few bars and fast food stalls and the main shopping area is not far away

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Longueuil, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Careenage is the bar at the Hilton. Kitchen closes at 10:00 PM and the variety is limited. Local talent night on Thursday somewhat interesting. A bit expensive for the food

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Kittery Point, Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

How can this be a major destination and tourist attraction? And if it looked historically cool at one time what makes it so special now? It sort of looked like a boat parking lot in a canal. We drove there and had no inspiration to get out of the car. The area was very commercial with lots of people and... More 

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England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A nice atmosphere with a great "10 for 20" menu - lovely Piers Nachos and veggy burger. There is a view out over the infinity pool and the Banks beer is great!

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Careenage is an inlet that cuts into the heart of the town, the wharf is a spectacular melee of colour and energy. Merchant and navy ships used to be grounded here for repairs, it is now a pleasant Marina.If you like water and boats as I do, it is a lovely place to sit with a drink and stare!

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London
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The Careenage and Harbour used to be a garbage strewn muddy dump. Now they have spent years cleaning it up and landscaping the surrounds. They have even restored the lift bridge to working order. However now that the area has been cleaned up and the water is far less murky (polluted?) turtles have started to appear, largely attracted by the... More 

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Sweetwater, Florida, United States
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128 reviews 128 reviews
31 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Bar lounge type setting, clean and friendly. Nice "pub" style menu. Drinks are great and wonderful view of the pools and ocean.

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